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Exploring the world of trails, huts and other shelter systems (e.g. inns, B&B's, hostels, cabins, yurts, tents, pods, tree houses, caves, etc.) supporting long distance walkers & skiers → how they operate around the world → honoring & learning from the people who start & operate them → building international community and conversation → towards a sustainable, environmentally sensitive outdoor accommodations & education infrastructure for USA → all in service to cultivating environmental education and a broad-based ethos of biophilia through immersive experiences in the natural world.

Blue Range Hut built by Masterton Tramping Club in 1958
Asbestos Hut, mining hut, 1914, for 36 years the home of two lovers who exiled themselves here to escape unhappy marriages.
Frew Saddle Bivouac, two bunk bivvy built for NZ Forest Service deer cullers
Dolent Hut, Swiss Alpine Club. Photo courtesy Marcon Volken.
Sutherlands Hut, built 1860's - a former boundary keepers hut
Associated with the 1966-67 Freedom Walks on Milford Track
Sign of the Packhorse Hut, government built (1916) tourism and climbing hut, originally built as one of four backcountry teahouses.
Sutherlands Hut, interior
Waipakihi Hut, Lockwood style architecture, NZ Forest Service
Ivory Lake Hut, a science hut constructed to support a team of glaciologists and hydrologists studying this retreating glacier.
Broome Hut In Summer - D Maddox photo
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